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DIY Cardboard Box Car: Start Your Crafty Engines!

DIY Cardboard Box Car: Start Your Crafty Engines!

This upcycled cardboard box car is the perfect DIY project to keep little hands busy, and little imaginations fueled!  You only need a few materials you’ll more than likely have lying around the house, and little boys and girls alike will love the opportunity to […]

Reading Pillow Tutorial: Rest, Read and Relax!

Reading Pillow Tutorial: Rest, Read and Relax!

Looking for an enjoyable way to while away an empty afternoon? Encouraging our children (and ourselves!) to dive into a good bit of literature is even easier when you have a portable – and comfy – spot to read! This is why we just love […]

DIY Tablet Stand: Step-by-Step Sewing Tutorial

DIY Tablet Stand: Step-by-Step Sewing Tutorial

This year we’ve all become a whole lot more dependent on our devices – whether it’s for video calls with family and friends, working from home, educating the kids… or looking for creative ways to keep busy on the Create and Craft blog – our […]

DIY Outdoor Play Ideas For Fun In The Garden!

DIY Outdoor Play Ideas For Fun In The Garden!

Now that the weather’s warming up and the kids are at home, it’s time to get creative with fun ways to keep them entertained outside. If you’ve got a young one who enjoys nature, and loves nothing more than getting dirt underneath their fingernails, then […]

A Calming Yet Creative Mindfulness Practice for Crafters

A Calming Yet Creative Mindfulness Practice for Crafters

The practice of mindfulness is designed to help us regulate our thoughts and feelings, ease our anxiety, and train us to enjoy the ‘now’ without worrying about the things outside of our control. For the creative and crafty among us, mindful crafts can have a […]

Prep Your Mini Chef With Our DIY Kids Cooking Set!

Prep Your Mini Chef With Our DIY Kids Cooking Set!

If you’ve a budding chef at home who’s only just tall enough to reach the kitchen worktops – but won’t let that get in the way of a good bake – then we’ve the perfect project for you! Check out Becky Cole’s step-by-step sewing tutorial […]

Mixed Media with Photography: Create a Keepsake

Mixed Media with Photography: Create a Keepsake

Mixed media is all about using different mediums to create different art projects; nothing is off-limits. You can reach for lots of different products in your craft stash, from paper and card, to metals and wood. But did you know that creating mixed media projects […]

How to Make a Peg Bag: Step-by-Step Summer Sewing

How to Make a Peg Bag: Step-by-Step Summer Sewing

This gorgeous little summer sewing project provides the perfect way to take advantage of the sunny weather! Follow Anna Jay’s step-by-step tutorial  and learn how to make a peg bag that’ll hang neatly in your bathroom or laundry area when not in use, plus make […]

Mixed Media Collage Tutorial: Create Stand-Out Art Easily!

Mixed Media Collage Tutorial: Create Stand-Out Art Easily!

Mixed media collage projects are a great way for a beginner to get into mixed media! In order for a project to be classed as ‘mixed media’, it’s usually created by two or more different mediums. So, by creating a mixed media collage, you are […]

Make Your Own BBQ Utensil Wrap: Full Tutorial!

Make Your Own BBQ Utensil Wrap: Full Tutorial!

The weather’s warming up, and it’s time to get out into the garden and make the most of the sunny spells… but where on earth did you put all the BBQ utensils at the end of last summer? They’re either taking up unnecessary space in […]

Bullet Journal Mood Tracker + More Self Care Ideas

Bullet Journal Mood Tracker + More Self Care Ideas

As we all know, indulging in craft and creativity is not only an enjoyable way to while away the time, but it can also provide a fantastic opportunity to think about our mental health and well-being. We asked Carla Bagshaw to explore just some of […]

Mixed Media Tutorial: Stenciling Techniques to Add Awesome Effects

Mixed Media Tutorial: Stenciling Techniques to Add Awesome Effects

When it comes to creating eye-catching mixed media projects, stenciling is a great way to achieve a mixture of shapes, textures and layers quickly and easily. But did you know that there are so many different ways you can use a stencil to achieve awesome […]

Make Your Own Multi-Purpose Gardening Tool Belt!

Make Your Own Multi-Purpose Gardening Tool Belt!

Time to get the garden back up to scratch again? No problem! This handy wrap provides a great way to keep all your gardening essentials safely stored away when they’re not in use, and also doubles up as a gardening tool belt when spring rolls […]

DIY Rainbow Decor: A Use For Spare Yarn!

DIY Rainbow Decor: A Use For Spare Yarn!

If you’ve a drawer full of colourful yarn that needs using up, but you’d like to try something a little different, how about this beautiful DIY rainbow decor project, created by Carla Bagshaw? Not only would this stunning rainbow make an eye-catching addition to a […]

A Quirky Cactus Craft Idea That’ll Prickle Your Fancy!

A Quirky Cactus Craft Idea That’ll Prickle Your Fancy!

If you’re looking for a cactus craft idea that provides all the style of your favourite on-trend plant, with none of the maintenance, then we think Helen Kirkham’s hit the nail on the head with this fantastic stowaway set of quirky cactus coasters. Super handy […]